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Château d'Ecouen, elevation of the right side in the courtyard, with two arched doorways at centre with projecting columns on either side, entablature decorated with crescent moons, fleur-de-lis and crescent moons in a central panel between the two upper windows, shields above each attic window
Pen and black ink with grey wash; on vellum
- Production date
- 1570 (c)
Height: 512 millimetres
Width: 752 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of four drawings on the Château d'Ecouen drawn by Du Cerceau for this album; see 1972,U.793 for comment on whole series.
The château at Ecouen was razed and completely rebuilt in 1538 under the patronage of its owner, Anne de Montmorency, who employed the major artists of the time (Jean Goujon, Jean Bullant, Bernard Palissy...).
For further comment see Boudon/Mignot, 'Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau', Paris 2010, pp.214-221.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Printed Books.
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